William Gardiner in London
from Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, page 650:
[W]e drove to the Bavarian chapel, and, by the aid of eighteen pence each, obtained an uncomfortable seat. Here the masses of Haydn and Mozart are as well executed as the mere accompaniment of the organ will permit: it is only in the cathedrals abroad that you can have these divine compositions properly performed.
William Gardiner, Music and Friends: Or, Pleasant Recollections of a Dilettante, volume 2 (London, January, 1838), p. 650. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1434796416050 accessed: 6 December, 2023
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Sat, 20 Jun 2015 11:33:36 +0100
Approved on Thu, 15 Oct 2015 13:17:26 +0100